Scholarship Applications

Adult Scholarships

Date Open 01/01/2021
Date Due 03/01/2021

The Community Foundation provides tuition assistance for adults working hard to obtain their degree or certificate.  Students are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in scholarships and may re-apply annually. Over 50 adult scholarships are awarded each year.     Scholarship Listing Community Impact Scholarship Resident of Elkhart County a minimum of four years. Graduated high school or […]



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Universal Scholarship Application

Date Open 01/01/2021
Date Due 03/01/2021

The Community Foundation oversees numerous scholarship funds, which provide dozens of award opportunities each year.  To save you on time and energy, we have developed one online, Common application that matches you directly with the scholarships for which you are eligible. The scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors and adults each spring. Scholarships […]



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Resources

The following resources have been curated from our years of experience helping our community members find and receive scholarships to empower their education.

FILL OUT YOUR FAFSA

Use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form to apply for financial aid for college or graduate school.

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LEARN MORE INDIANA

Learn More Indiana is a complete resource standing behind you, dedicated to helping you accomplish your education the way you want and following your dreams as closely as possible.

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COLLEGE GOAL SUNDAY

College Goal Sunday is a program that started right here in Indiana and has spread across the country.

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INDIANA INTERN.NET

Make your internship connection on Indiana's free, online web resource.

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PREPARE FOR MY CAREER

Indiana's complete portal to help a student navigate how to plan or change a career.

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SCHOLARSHIPS.COM

Whether you’re a high school student, college student, nontraditional or adult-learner, complete a free profile then get matched to scholarships and grants you're qualified for from colleges, universities, organizations, foundations, corporations, government & more.

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FASTWEB

Fastweb is a great connection to scholarships, colleges, financial aid and more.

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GOING 2 COLLEGE

This website offers you an opportunity to move forward with your college plans by helping you identify school options, and locate financial aid resources and additional information in your state such as mentoring and tutoring, federal and state financial aid and college information.

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Our Scholarships

Additional Community Scholarships

In addition to the scholarships that are overseen by the Community Foundation, below are additional scholarships and ways to find funding made possible by the generosity of families and organization in the Elkhart County community:       Click on a scholarship below to find out more. Catherine Wolf Scholarship – Elkhart Community Schools DreamsWork Scholarship Edward M. […]

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Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship

Since 1998, the Community Foundation has been a proud partner of the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship (LECS) Program, which has provided more than 70 students from Elkhart County with the financial means to complete a post-secondary education. Through the Community Foundation of Elkhart County, Lilly Endowment Inc. will award four-year, full-tuition (room and board not included) scholarships […]

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Universal Scholarship Application

The Community Foundation oversees numerous scholarship funds, which provide dozens of award opportunities each year.  To save you on time and energy, we have developed one online, Common application that matches you directly with the scholarships for which you are eligible. The scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors and adults each spring. Scholarships […]

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John G. Blakesley Mathematical Excellence Scholarship for 8th Grader

Thanks to the generosity of John G. Blakesley, the Community Foundation is proud to offer a 4-year scholarship to an Elkhart County graduating 8th grade student, to be applied towards 4-years of higher education at an accredited college following the student’s high school graduation.   Scholarship Details Each applying student will complete the application and […]

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21st Century Scholars

Indiana started the 21st Century Scholars in 1990 to ensure that every student can afford a college education. Income-eligible 7th and 8th graders who enroll in the program and fulfill a pledge of good citizenship are guaranteed to receive up to four years of undergraduate tuition at any participating public college or university in Indiana. […]

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INSPIRE Scholarship

The INSPIRE Scholarship is our newest scholarship and is designed to provide tuition assistance to graduating high school seniors. The INSPIRE Scholarship will provide hard-working, community minded students the opportunity to receive $3,000 per year toward their college education. It will award multiple 2- and 4-year scholarships each year.   Scholarship award: $3,000 per year You are […]

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Adult Scholarships

The Community Foundation provides tuition assistance for adults working hard to obtain their degree or certificate.  Students are eligible to receive up to $3,000 in scholarships and may re-apply annually. Over 50 adult scholarships are awarded each year.     Scholarship Listing Community Impact Scholarship Resident of Elkhart County a minimum of four years. Graduated high school or […]

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